Title of highest degree: MBBS

Institutional Affiliation: Lagos State University

Awards, fellowships and distinctions:

(i) Fellow, Medical College of Psychiatrists (Nigeria)

(ii) Fellow, West African College of Physicians (West Africa)                              

Current research areas:

  1. Theoretical models in child psychiatry research including the application of Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Model of Childhood to child mental health research.
  2. Cross-cultural validity study of commonly used measurement tools in child and adolescent psychiatry including Strength and Difficulty Questionnaire, Paediatric Quality of Life Scales, Revised Child Anxiety Scale, and the child version of UCLA PTSD Index for DSM-IV.
  3. Audit of mental health service needs in youth correctional and social-welfare facilities vis-a-vis prevalence studies of psychopathology among adolescents in youth correctional and social-welfare facilities, audit of available resource for mental health services in youth correctional and social-welfare facilities, and implementation research to address mental health service gaps in these institutions.
  4. Suicide research including cultural adaptation and application of theoretical models such as the Integrated Motivational-Volitional Model of Suicide and epidemiology of suicidal behaviours among children, adolescents, and adults in Nigeria

Working group: Biological & Health Sciences

Membership period: 2015-2020

Offices held: (i) Nil

Phone number(s): 08063867269

E-mail address(es): draromedics@yahoo.com

Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Olayinka_Atilola2

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